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Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

2-day course led by our expert tutors

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This course includes basic adult first aid skills on accident management and reporting as well as administering medication for those working in a childcare setting. Our first aid courses, delivered by expert trainers, are engaging, informative and most importantly, memorable.

Price: £160pp*

Paediatric First Aid Certificate – valid for three years

*All-inclusive cost

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Who Should Take This Course?

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who need to be qualified in first aid as they care for babies and children in a professional setting, including:

  • au pairs
  • nannies
  • childminders
  • nursery and preschool workers
  • sport and leisure staff
  • crèche leaders

This course is suitable for individuals who wish to be empowered to support emergency scenarios involving babies & children.

the course covers the following:

This course covers how to help a baby or child who:

  is unresponsive and breathing

  is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

  is choking

  is bleeding

  is burnt or has a scald

  has an object stuck in their eye, ear or nose

  has hypothermia or heat exhaustion

  has sickness or a fever

This course also covers what to do if a baby or a child is having a medical emergency, including:

  meningitis

  diabetic emergency

  seizures

  asthma attack

  severe allergic reaction

  bone, muscle or joint injury (including spinal injuries)

  head injury

  has swallowed something harmful

This course includes basic adult first aid skills on accident reporting and administering medication for those working in a childcare setting.

learning and assessment

Each learner receives a training pack including a host of resources to help them practice the skills covered. Our courses meet and exceed the HSE’s criteria for what is expected of training providers.

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Paediatric First Aid certificate which is valid for three years. This course meets the requirements specified by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

The HSE requires 12 contact hours for this course. Learners must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course.

Why choose us?

  • Delivered by expert tutors

  • Delivered to small groups, maximum of 12

  • Interactive, inspiring delivery

  • Outstanding training facilities and equipment tailored to the course

  • Certificate on completion